The 16 Best Inspirational High School Quotes

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Are you looking for some school quotes? Stay motivated with the help of the below inspirational high school quotes.

Best Quotes About High School

1. “High School is like a spork: it’s a crappy spoon and a crappy fork, so in the end, it’s just plain useless.” ― John Mayer

2. “High school wasn’t a trial by fire or some ordeal that had to be survived. It was all a big joke. You just had to provide the laugh track.” ― Scott Westerfeld

3. “It’s like high school holds two different worlds, revolving around each other and never touching; the haves and the have-nots. I guess it’s a good thing. High school is supposed to prepare you for the real world, after all.” ― Lauren Oliver

4. “I don’t believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don’t have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn’t go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years.” ― Ray Bradbury

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5. “High school isn’t a very important place. When you’re going you think it’s a big deal, but when it’s over nobody really thinks it was great unless they’re beered up.” ― Stephen King

6. “High School. Society’s bright idea to put all their aggressive, naive youth into one environment to torment and emotionally scar each other for life.” ― Chris Colfer

7. “High school is neither a democracy nor a dictatorship – nor, contrary to popular belief, an anarchic state. High school is a divine-right monarchy. And when the queen goes on vacation, things change.” ― John Green

8. “Drop out of school before your mind rots from exposure to our mediocre educational system. Forget about the Senior Prom and go to the library and educate yourself if you’ve got any guts. Some of you like Pep rallies and plastic robots who tell you what to read.” ― Frank Zappa

9. “It’s like looking at all the students and wondering who’s had their heart broken that day, and how they are able to cope with having three quizzes and a book report on top of that.” ― Stephen Chbosky

10. “High school is worse than having to swim through multiple prahana-filled lakes- and that’s before the truckload of homework.” ― Taylor Gaskins

11. “The idea that it doesn’t matter what people think about you gets thrown around a lot in high school, and in many instances it’s true. But I do care what certain people think of me.” ― Emma Mills

12. “Gossip is one thing, hurtful gossip is completely another, and even in high school we weren’t THAT mean.” ― Nicholas Sparks

13. “In high school, I used to think it was like sooooo cool if a guy had an awesome car. Now, none of that matters. These days I look for character and honesty and trust.” ― Taylor Swift

14. “We have journals in social studies, too. The school must have gotten a good price on journals.” ― Laurie Halse Anderson

15. “High school and college students like to torture their bodies. They pull countless all-nighters, continually skip breakfast, eat nothing but ramen noodles for dinner, find creative new ways to guzzle alcohol, transform into couch potatoes, and gain 15 pounds at the freshman dinner buffet. At least, that’s the stereotype.” ― Stefanie Weisman

16. “The classroom is a special place. It’s one of the few times a group of different people has to be in the same room. Outside, it’s only strangers on subway rides for a few minutes. It’s rare. We never really know people again.” ― Karl Kristian Flores

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